All of the poems and songs have calligraphic titles and each is neatly copied out in a beautiful, flowing Spencerian hand. The titles are typically adorned with color and calligraphic flourishes, and are often accompanied by decorative borders, including birds, flowers, exotic fronds and vines, and patriotic emblems being common themes.The poems themselves, many original compositions by McGivney, are largely directed to his sister Julia. Of the 21 full-page illustrations, 15 are watercolors and 6 are pencil sketches. Subject: American Literature, Illustrated Books, Manuscripts.
Rulon-Miller Books buys and sells rare, fine and unusual books in many fields, with an emphasis on language, early and unusual printing, voyages and travel, archives, and appraisal services. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA).All books are guaranteed genuine as described, and are returnable for any reason during the two weeks after receipt. We leave feedback for buyers once they have posted feedback for us. We work hard to keep buyers happy and to resolve the rare problem promptly. This listing was created by Bibliopolis. The item "Peter McGivney / Folk art poetry album extensively ornamented with watercolor" is in sale since Friday, April 5, 2019.
This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "rulonmillerbooks" and is located in Saint Paul, Minnesota. This item can be shipped worldwide.